- June 25, 2013
As promised, Microsoft delivered early code for its server operating system. Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 are now available in evaluation form. Demoed earlier this month at ...
- June 11, 2013
Microsoft offered five bulletins in June's Patch Tuesday updates, with 19-vulnerability critical Internet Explorer patch and Windows Server 2008 fixes.
- June 11, 2013
Microsoft's Brad Anderson talks about changes to expect in Windows Server 2012 R2 features, including some to security and enterprise mobility.
- June 06, 2013
In an advance security notification, Microsoft said it will deliver five bulletins next week for this month's Patch Tuesday. June's lone critical bulletin addresses a remote code execution ...
- June 05, 2013
As we approach the halfway point of the year, we want to showcase the most popular Windows Server content from 2013 so far. We looked at each month's top news and tips and picked one piece to ...
Sponsored by Dell - In today’s business environment, software has become a critical differentiator in determining business success. A recent article in Harvard Business Review postulates that every business is a competitor on a software playing field, no matter what sector it is in. See More
Sponsored by SimpliVity - Databases like SQL Server and Oracle are very dependent on disk storage, and database performance is tightly coupled to storage performance. There is often blanket guidance about storage array features to enable or disable. For example, most database tuning guides recommend disabling deduplication on the database storage. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - “Never run out of disk space” became the storage administrator’s prime directive because of the big difference between storage and the rest of an organization’s IT infrastructure. When the network guys slightly underestimate the bandwidth they’ll need to provide, the network gets congested and applications slow down. Similarly, if the server crew ends up running a few too many VMs on too few hosts, the VMs run slower. See More
Sponsored by SolidFire - When a host server fails to deliver a sufficient level of IOPS, the solution is often to invest in solid-state storage. As many organizations have discovered, however, solid-state storage is a costly solution that may only temporarily correct the problem. Like any other storage technology, there is a limit to the number of IOPS that solid-state storage can deliver, and it is often only a matter of time before this limit is reached and the performance problems return. See More
- June 03, 2013
Microsoft will deliver new versions of Windows Server 2012 and System Center 2012 this year, with focus on hybrid clouds.
- May 29, 2013
Microsoft is about to detail the future of its server, desktop and Cloud OS platforms. What does that mean for Windows Server 2012?
- May 23, 2013
Earlier today, Microsoft released an update to its IT security assessment tool, Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 8.5 Beta. The MAP Toolkit -- which is used to securely evaluate IT ...
- May 14, 2013
Microsoft delivered two critical and eight important bulletins in May's Patch Tuesday release, fixing issues in Windows Server 2012 and Office apps.
- May 09, 2013
Microsoft released its advance notification for this month's Patch Tuesday, and admins can expect multiple patches for their systems. There are ten bulletins in the advance notification for May. ...
- May 01, 2013
For our monthly feature, we compile the most popular content from the previous month and share it with you. In April, our readers were interested in a new Hyper-V tool, what's coming in future ...
- April 17, 2013
IT shops in the midst of determining their cloud strategies see Microsoft’s Windows Azure Infrastructure Services as a viable IaaS alternative to AWS.
- April 12, 2013
Just a few days after releasing it, Microsoft recalled one of the security updates in this month's Patch Tuesday after discovering it was causing problems. Microsoft released an update for MS13-036 ...
- April 09, 2013
April's Patch Tuesday update fixes 13 vulnerabilities in IE, Remote Desktop Protocol, SharePoint 2013, Active Directory and Windows Defender.
- April 09, 2013
LANDesk said it bought Shavlik Technologies, which, with its suite of Microsoft patch management software, became a division of VMware in May of 2011. LANDesk said it would rebrand four products ...